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Interactives --  British and Metric Conversions

Practice Conversion Problems: Multiple Conversion Factors

If you are not sure of the conversion factor between a metric unit and an English unit, you can easily use the conversion factors you are familiar with, although you may need to use more than one conversion factor. Look at this example:

Example #1: Converting 16 kilograms to ounces.

(Hint: Convert kilograms to pounds first, then pounds to ounces. Use the following conversion factors:

Step 1


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